Posted on 20. Mar, 2019 in: News

Tax minister confident of retrieving $1bn in share dividend scam

Tax Minister Karsten Lauritzen believes around half of the DKK12.7bn defrauded from the Danish Tax Department (SKAT) in the share dividend scandal can be retrieved through legal channels. In Denmark’s biggest-ever tax fraud, SKAT…

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Posted on 20. Mar, 2019 in: News

Denmark loses EU unemployment benefit battle

The government has lost its battle with the EU to protect Denmark’s generous unemployment insurance scheme (dagpenge) from potential abuse by foreign nationals who work in Denmark on a temporary basis. The EU Commission,…

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Posted on 20. Mar, 2019 in: News

Danish blacklist delays imam’s New Zealand trip

A leading Muslim imam was refused entry to New Zealand following the Christchurch massacre as his name appears on the Danish government’s ‘blacklist’ of preachers barred from entering Denmark. Sheikh Shady Alsuleiman, one of Australia’s…

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Posted on 20. Mar, 2019 in: News

TDC picks Swedish company, drops Huawei

Denmark’s biggest telecom company, TDC, has shunned Huawei and chosen Swedish multinational telecom company Ericsson to set up Denmark’s upcoming 5G network. The announcement, Tuesday, came after months of debate over security concerns surrounding…

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Posted on 20. Mar, 2019 in: News

Speaker throws baby out of parliament

An MP and her baby were ordered to leave the chamber of the Danish parliament by Speaker of the House Pia Kjærsgaard, Tuesday, for ‘creating a disturbance’. The Conservatives Mette Abildgaard said she was…

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Posted on 20. Mar, 2019 in: News

Vestager a leading candidate for EU liberals

Denmark’s EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager will figure prominently on a list of candidates for leading EU roles put forward by European liberals this week, alongside ex-Belgian Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt and ex-commissioner Emma…

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Posted on 20. Mar, 2019 in: News

Copenhagen 7th most expensive city in the world

Copenhagen is 7th this year on the British Economist magazine’s annual list of the world’s most expensive cities. For the first time in its 30-year history, the Worldwide Cost of Living Survey, which compares prices…

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Posted on 20. Mar, 2019 in: News

Danske Bank hit with DKK3bn lawsuit

Less than a week after two of Denmark’s biggest pension providers, ATP and Pension Danmark, declined to join a collective compensation claim against Danske Bank for losses suffered due to the money laundering…

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Posted on 19. Mar, 2019 in: News

76,400 living in parallel society

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has again vowed to halt the growth of the parallel society following a new report  showing 76,400 people from ethnic minorities in 2015 were living isolated from mainstream Denmark…

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Posted on 19. Mar, 2019 in: News

Integration in Copenhagen improving but less respect for democracy

There’s good – and bad – news for the state of integration in Copenhagen. While more people from ethnic minorities are in work, the same group has less respect for democracy. City Hall’s…

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7:59 – All the Danish News That Fits

7:59 – Danish News Today, is the most reliable source of daily Danish news in English for diplomats, the ex-pat community, the business sector, or anyone in Denmark or abroad seeking an insight into what’s happening in Denmark right now.

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